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Sinners Blend 2009 - The Lost Abbey

Sinners Blend 2009

Overall: 8.1/10 by 1 dude

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Trend: 8.1/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale

ABV: 8.00%

Season: One-time

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  • Color: Deep Brown
  • Pours opaque with an inch of dark tan foam that is tightly packed in spite of the medium sized bubbles inter mingling. Retention is dead on while lacing is micro-dots and sporadic.

    Aroma seems to have cherries up front. More inspection shows tartness, earthy darkness, wood, spice, and even a touch of vinegar.

    Taste is a combination of cherry tartness that builds throughout and lingering late in the back of the mouth. Earth and wood add elements of complexity while a spice flavor tricks the mouth and adds the finish. Vinegar and sherry can be heavy at times.

    No carbonation here at all that detracts from the mouth making it medium.

    A nice beer but there was something in the middle of the taste I can't explain that took away from the over good tasting experience. An interesting beer but just slightly too much vinegar for me. Enjoy!
  • Reviewed: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 22:25:49
  • Tasted: November 30, 2011 by scot
  • $0.00 for 375 ml bottle